2021-2022 Catalog

ECC 648 Family Systems Theory and Practice

Candidates examine how aspects of family therapy theory and practice addresses the needs of students and their families while also establishing and maintaining a positive school climate. Topics include the roles played by members in hierarchical systems (family and organizations); therapeutic practices for addressing family problems; and methods for analyzing the relationship between family systems. Upon completion of this course, candidates are able to use a variety of Family Therapy theories and interventions including genograms for assessment and treatment in family systems.